Org-less League of Legends team No Ego stormed the Insomnia64 BYOC tournament, winning three straight games over Enclave Gaming in the grand final. The team – consisting of Snuggli in the top lane, Skude in the jungle, Royal Wins Mid in the mid lane, Rabstar as ADC, Viggo as support and Ayleex as sub top
UK League of Legends team Fnatic Rising won three matches out of three in the European Masters group stages. They now stand on the brink of making it to Leicester for the European Masters finals. What are their chances? Megalodontus takes a look. In our previous piece, we delved into Fnatic Rising’s chances against their group
The League of Legends European Masters group stages get underway today (April 15th) and the UK’s sole representative is now UKLC winners Fnatic Rising. Now that the play-ins are over (which saw fellow UK side Diabolus get knocked out), 16 teams remain to battle it out in the Main Event. So where does Fnatic Rising
Advertisement feature (contains affiliate links) The online gaming and esports community has become more popular than ever before. Thanks to lightning-fast processing speeds, the prevalence of mobile devices and a good deal of innovation, game developers seem to be emerging from the digital woodwork. Still, it is important to keep in mind that competition is
Raymond ‘Kasing’ Tsang is one of, if not the most experienced pro League of Legends player from the UK. The support player has played for the likes of Dignitas, Splyce as well as at Worlds in 2015 with H2K. Today, he’s with UK organisation Excel Esports as team captain. How did he feel the LEC
UPDATE (April 12th 2019): Preach has revealed that Blizzard rescinded his invite to a Content Creator Summit in California. Here, he would have viewed upcoming content in World of Warcraft and had the chance to provide feedback to the dev team. But following his ban (explained below), he was no longer invited. The reason he
During the Rainbow Six Siege ESL UK & Ireland Premiership finals in Manchester, ENUK’s Craig Robinson had a chat with UK player Kendrew from MnM Gaming, after his team’s semi-final victory against Vexed Gaming. Of course, MnM went on to win the finals versus Team Secret. We ask Kendrew about the finals, the state of
UK esports organisation Excel Esports have today shown off their new headquarters and training facilities to the industry. Located at Twickenham Stadium, the home of England Rugby, the facility boasts a lounge area, hot desk space, media/green screen room, practice rooms and more spaces for streaming and other activities. They also have access to the
Chinese internet cafe chain Wanyoo opened its first UK store in London earlier this year, and Esports News UK had the chance to test out its facilities. We had a room with five systems to play on during Wanyoo’s first £3,000 League of Legends Championship, so there was plenty to see and do on the day.
Earlier in the month, Esports News UK’s Craig Robinson attended the Esports Insider Spring Forum in Manchester City’s Football Academy Media Centre. The event consisted of networking, presentations and panels and a local fun FIFA tournament. As for the actual esport content, there were three main segments: esports broadcasting opportunities, SpecialEffect’s charitable work and a
Last week Blizzard Entertainment hit World of Warcraft players with a string of temporary bans varying in length. Amongst those affected were some well-known Warcraft players including British streamer Preach Gaming (pictured, aka Mike) and MethodJosh, a healer for Method’s raiding team. Some players were banned for a couple of days, others a week or
Riot’s official UK League of Legends cup tournament Forge of Champions (FoC) is returning for spring 2019. The idea is to find the next top teams and players from the UK at a grassroots level, allow them to showcase their talent and give them a chance to qualify for the next UK League Championship (UKLC).
UK esports organisation Radiant Esports have announced they are making a world record attempt. They are aiming to break the record for the ‘longest video livestream’ which currently stands at 153 hours. Radiant will be hosting a whopping 13-day livestream at House of Gamers in Birmingham. This event will take place from Friday April 5th
There are just 2 towers left to scale before we enter the prestigious all-European League of Legends slugfest that is the EU Masters 2019. 9 UKLC teams will contest, 4 will make playoffs, but only 2 can go. Megalodontus asks in this in-depth opinion piece for Esports News UK: Is the EU Masters coming home?
Leeds-based business Custom Controllers UK has been snapped up by gaming chair and accessory brand X Rocker. With ambitious plans for expansion, the acquisition of Custom Controllers UK offers the company a ‘strategic opportunity’ to grow their presence in gaming. Founded in 2007, Custom Controllers UK offers customers some 500 unique controller designs. The company customises
March 19th, 2019 The group stage for the first ever FIFA eNations Cup has been set following the official draw that took place yesterday. Featuring 20 of the world’s top FIFA esports teams from across all six confederations (CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, CAF, OFC, AFC and UEFA), the inaugural FIFA eNations Cup will
The second global open event of the 2018/19 CWL Season has concluded. North American roster Luminosity Gaming (pictured, above) took home the championship after defeating Splyce in the Grand Finals. Coming in third place was UK team, Reciprocity. Reciprocity making waves Prior to CWL Fort Worth, Reciprocity benched Australian player Denholm ‘Denz’ Taylor in
The two FIFA esports players representing each Premier League club in the ePremier League tournament have been confirmed. Online qualifiers got underway back in January, with the best players advancing to a series of club playoffs which took place over the last few weeks. There was one playoff event for each of the 20 Premier